Dam on the Red River

Joseph Bailey designed a series of wing dams, built of felled trees and stone filled cribs, to raise the level of the Red River. This photograph shows Union troops at work on one of these dams. The note on the back of the photograph says, "Credit Paymaster Benton, late U.S. Navy".

Date:
March, 1862
Original Format:
Photographic Print
Item#:
MES02134
Height:
1311px
Width:
1525px
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